The Observer

Staff Editorial: Safety in Transparency

Staff Editorial: Safety in Transparency

October 30, 2019

We are told to embrace the city and venture into it boldly, but we lack the tools to safely do so.

The Rise and Fall of the Rameses Dynasty

The Rise and Fall of the Rameses Dynasty

October 30, 2019

From 1925 to 1978, Fordham maintained live rams who were trotted out during sporting events to represent our school pride. The Rameses dynasty, which featured over 20 heirs, shares a bloody, twisted history, made all the more shocking by its complete accuracy. 

Lincoln Center Students Need Hoverboards

Lincoln Center Students Need Hoverboards

October 16, 2019

It is absolutely outrageous that the university expects us to go through the arduous task of putting one foot in front of the other for longer than five total minutes to get to a class.

The Britanys to Play at Rod’s

The Britanys to Play at Rod’s

October 16, 2019

The Bushwick-based band talks about how they are using technology to foster interaction and community with their fans.

Rose Hill Upgrades Sustainability with Bloom Energy

Rose Hill Upgrades Sustainability with Bloom Energy

October 16, 2019

Bloom Energy, a clean energy company headquartered in San Jose, California, is set to begin installing new technology at Fordham College Rose Hill this fall.

Reflections on Sydney Monfries’ Passing

Reflections on Sydney Monfries’ Passing

May 1, 2019

In the eyes of most students close to her, Monfries was the victim of a series of tragic events, with her death becoming the target of intense scrutiny nationwide drawing criticism and commentary from the furthest reaches of the country. Misperception of the events and a national search to place blame quickly overshadowed the impact of Monfries’ loss to the Fordham community.

Sean Kingston Removed as Spring Weekend Headliner

Sean Kingston Removed as Spring Weekend Headliner

April 25, 2019

After weeks of aggressive campaigning on Instagram and on the Rose Hill campus by a group known as StudentsAgainstSean, Fordham administration has canceled Sean Kingston’s headlining performance at Spring Weekend.

Rose Hill Student Dies After Fall from Keating Hall Tower

Rose Hill Student Dies After Fall from Keating Hall Tower

April 14, 2019

Sydney Paige Monfries, a senior at Rose Hill, passed away on April 14 after falling from the clock and bell tower in Keating Hall.

Students Launch Campaign Against Kingston, Rose Hill USG Calls for His Cancellation at Spring Weekend

Students Launch Campaign Against Kingston, Rose Hill USG Calls for His Cancellation at Spring Weekend

April 12, 2019

USG's statement follows the launch of a movement to have Rose Hill's CAB remove Kingston as the headliner for Spring Weekend due to allegations of gang rape.

Declining Balance, Diminishing Returns: Comparing LC and RH Meal Plans

Declining Balance, Diminishing Returns: Comparing LC and RH Meal Plans

March 18, 2019

Fordham requires that Lincoln Center freshman have a meal plan, but it is clear that the meal plans offered on Rose Hill are a better deal for your money.

Angela Davis Connects International Struggles

Angela Davis Connects International Struggles

March 8, 2019

For much of the evening, Davis focused on the connections between the black experience and those of other oppressed peoples. “When we talk about black struggles,” she said, “we should realize that not all participants have been black.”

Fordham Basketball Player Suffers Minor Stroke, Out for Rest of Season

Fordham Basketball Player Suffers Minor Stroke, Out for Rest of Season

March 6, 2019

After three seasons with the Rams, Bunting became an integral member in his senior year, starting 23 of 28 games and providing help on both sides of the court. As the team begins their playoff run, they will have to adapt to the loss of their starting forward.